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Rage: A Love Story

Title

Rage: A Love Story

Publisher

Random House Children's Books

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9780375844119

Pages

293 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

At the end of high school, Johanna finally begins dating the girl she has loved from afar, but Reeve is as much trouble as she claims to be as she and her twin brother damage Johanna's self-esteem, friendships, and already precarious relationship with her sister.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Disability and Health; Family member death; Family violence; Kinship care; Homosexuality; Developmental disability; death of a mother; death of a brother; domestic abuse; abusive husband; abusive brother; abusive sister; abusive girlfriend; abusive relationship; sister taking care of sister; lesbian; lesbian teenager; autism; autistic teenager

Main Character

female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

sister; mother and step father

LGBTQ+

lesbian females

Awards

Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens, 2010; Rainbow List, 2010 Fiction

Keywords

friendship; teenage romance; family problems; hospital; romanitc obession; fantasies; high school

Diversity Impact

direct

Rage: A Love Story

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